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Preemption Checking

Checklist for conducting a preemption check.

Lexis and Westlaw Alerts

After you run a search in Lexis or Westlaw, you can create an alert to email you new results. Just click on the bell icon (In Lexis, the bell is in the upper left, on Westlaw it is in the upper right). 

To view and edit alerts, 

  • On Westlaw, click on Notifications in the upper right and select alerts.
  • On Lexis, click on the 3 dots in the upper right and select alerts.

Lexis Learn has a tutorial on setting up alerts.

Bloomberg Alerts

When you run a search in Bloomberg Law, click on the Create Alert link in the upper left. See the Bloomberg Law Workflow Tools video

You can also subscribe to various newsletters to get new content sent to your email. Click on News & Analysis>Bloomberg Law News, and select a topic of interest. Then click on Subscribe to Newsletter in the upper right.


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